Initiatives for Employees

Basic Approach

The Heiwa Real Estate Group endeavors to respect each employee's character, eliminate any and all discrimination and harassment, and ensure a safe and comfortable work environment. Through these efforts, the Group strives to realize a sense of latitude and abundance.

Protection of Employees' Human Rights

Heiwa Real Estate takes steps to create and maintain a safe and positive workplace environment in which the individuality and personality of each member is respected.

Prohibition of Discrimination

The Group prohibits discrimination based on particular beliefs, ideology, or religion, as well as any actions to solicit or coerce others based on particular beliefs, ideology, or religion, or any other actions or conduct that negatively affect the workplace environment.

Prohibition of Harassment

For Heiwa Real Estate, employees and officers are regarded as important partners in the execution of work duties. Accordingly, the Group prohibits sexual harassment, power harassment, or any other forms of harassment in recognition of its obligation to maintain orderly and cooperative relations in the workplace. It has also established official rules prohibiting sexual and power harassment in an effort to prevent workplace harassment.

Work-Life Balance

Heiwa Real Estate makes efforts to maintain a workplace environment in which each member's job is fulfilling and rewarding. The Group also supports the balanced compatibility of work and private life (work-life balance) by realizing various working-style options and making use of various plans for leave, and other programs. The Group strives to prepare a work environment that enables employees to dedicate their time to life events such as pregnancy, childbirth, childrearing or nursing care of family members.

Employee Childcare Support Programs

Childcare leave program An employee is eligible to take childcare leave until his or her child reaches the age of 18 months.
Childcare shortened working hours program An employee is eligible to work shortened working hours (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) until his or her child reaches the age of three.
Childcare overtime exemption program An employee may be exempt from working any overtime until his or her child reaches the age of three.
Childbirth gift money and paid time off To congratulate an employee and his or her spouse upon the birth of their child, the Group offers a gift of ¥100,000. The employee is also given four days off at the time of childbirth.

Employee Nursing Care Support Programs

Nursing care leave program Employees with primary nursing care responsibilities are eligible to take up to 180 days of nursing care leave for each family member they care for. The program can be used up to three times per family member within a period during which continuous care is required.
Nursing care shortened working hours program Employees with family nursing care responsibilities are eligible to work shortened working hours (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.).
Nursing care overtime exemption program Employees with family nursing care responsibilities may be exempt from working any overtime.

Employee Healthcare Initiatives

In its effort to improve the health of individual employees, the Group has organized a Health Committee in cooperation with industry physicians and has held periodical opinion exchanges with them to promote health checkups, including regular health examinations and comprehensive medical examinations (for employees above a certain age). In addition, the Group supports employees who are affected by diseases such as cancer or suffer from mental issues by formulating support plans to enable the compatibility of their work and medical treatment in cooperation with industrial physicians and labor and social security attorneys, in order that such employees may work at ease within their capacity.
In 2017, Heiwa Real Estate was recognized as one of Japan's top 500 large companies in the Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program, through which companies that make outstanding efforts in healthcare management are certified by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi (“Japan Health Conference”).
Meanwhile, in recognition of Heiwa Real Estate's efforts to facilitate and promote sports activities for its employees, the Japan Sports Agency certified the Group in 2018, and the Tokyo metropolitan government designated it as a corporation that promotes sports locally in the same year.

Opening of a Communication Lounge

At our head office (Nisshokan Bldg.) we opened a lounge that can be used for a variety of purposes, including breaks, lunch, internal meetings and regular business.
In line with the promotion of workstyle reforms, we will continue to promote the creation of workplace environments that make working easier.

Support for Off-work Activities

The Group facilitates the promotion of employee health and the vitalization of communication among employees by supporting activities for an internal baseball team and football team organized by enthusiasts.

Vacation Programs

Summer vacation Employees can take five summer vacation days, either consecutively or separately, every year within the period from July 1 to September 30.
Extra day-off program When scheduling at least two consecutive paid vacation days, employees can take an extra complimentary day off once each year.
Annual paid vacation accumulation system The Group offers an annual paid vacation accumulation system, which allows employees to accumulate and take paid holidays that were previously unused due to job circumstances or other reasons. Ten paid holidays can be accumulated annually (up to 90 days).
Long-service leave program The Group offers five additional days off and a special bonus of ¥50,000 to employees when they reach their 10th and 20th year of service in appreciation for their many years of hard work.

Employee Training and Women's Career Advancement

Qualification assistance program

This program was set up to motivate and assist employees in acquiring official qualifications in order to develop qualified human resources with specialized skills.

Short-term overseas training program

This program allows employees to study and work in the Philippines for the purposes of improving their foreign language ability, acquiring intercultural communication skills, gaining experience in a foreign cultural environment, and building professional networks with the companies they train at.

Classes offered at Keio Marunouchi City Campus

To develop its next generation of human resources, the Group has set up a system for allowing employees to attend classes at Keio University's campus in the Marunouchi district of Tokyo in order to equip them with planning, selling, negotiating, and leadership capabilities.

Women's Career Advancement

  • Percentage of female employees: 25.9% (as of March 31, 2019)
  • Percentage of female managers: 4.7% (as of March 31, 2019)
  • Number of female university graduates hired
    April 2017: 1 (of a total of 4)
    April 2018: 1 (of a total of 3)
    April 2019: 1 (of a total of 2)
  • Childrearing leave obtained by:
    Results for FY2016: 2 employees
    Results for FY2017: 1 employee
  • Short working hours obtained by:
    Results for FY2017: 1 employee
  • Job category conversion: 2 employees (Employees whose job categories have been switched from a clerical career track to a managerial career track)
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